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Alternative titles

  • CUTTING IT SHORT Alternative
  • OFFCUTS Alternative
  • SHORTCUTS Alternative
  • TONSURE Alternative
  • SHORT CUT Alternative
  • CUTTINGS Alternative


Based on autobiographical short story "Short Cut" by Bohumil Hrabal. Set in a small provincial town of the Austrian Empire just prior to WWI, the film describes the relationship of the young manager of a brewery and his wife, the advent of the first radio in town, the shortening of the wife's hair and hemline, and her first pregnancy.

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